Carnegie Mellon University

Enrollment for September 2018 - NOW CLOSED

Students may enroll in two courses during each semester. Certificates for all courses in an Academic Year will be issued and mailed to students annually, at the completion of each academic year (September-August). Please note that courses may be canceled due to low enrollment.

Advanced Enterprise Architecture 

Course Number: AEA-Sept 2018
Begin Date: Week of Sept 09, 2018
End Date: Week of Nov 25, 2018
Last day to drop class: Sept 21 (Send email notification to: elearn@andrew.cmu.edu)
Credits: This course is not for academic degree credit.
Grading: This course will be graded on a Pass/Fail basis. To receive a "Pass" grade, you must satisfactorily complete all weekly Q&A, individual and/or team assignments.
Continuing Education Units: 4.8 CEUs
Tuition: $2,700
Required Fees: $0
Prerequisite:  Completion of EA Fundamentals
Required Textbook:  An Introduction to Enterprise Architecture, 3rd Edition, by Scott A. Bernard, AuthorHouse, ISBN: 978-1-4772-5800-2

 

Applied Data Analytics 

Course Number: ADA-Sept 2018
Begin Date: Week of Sept 09, 2018
End Date: Week of Nov 25, 2018
Last day to drop class: Sept 21 (Send email notification to: elearn@andrew.cmu.edu)
Credits: This course is not for academic degree credit.
Grading: This course will be graded on a Pass/Fail basis. To receive a "Pass" grade, you must satisfactorily complete all weekly Q&A, individual and/or team assignments.
Continuing Education Units: 4.8 CEUs
Tuition: $2,700
Required Fees: $0
Prerequisite:  Familiarity with the unix/linux command line, a creative and inquisitive mind, and determination. Familiarity with basic statistical concepts or any prior machine learning experience will be helpful, but is not a prerequisite. This course will require a computer capable of installing and running the R computing environment, such as R studio available at: https://www.rstudio.com
Required Textbook:  "An Introduction to Statistical Learning"
James, G., Witten, D., Hastie Tlk Tibshirani. R.  2013, XIV, 426p 150 illus. Available at:  http://www-bcf.usc.edu/~gareth/ISL/

 

Cybersecurity-Threats, Myths, Realities

Course Number: SCEC-Sept 2018
Begin Date: Week of Sept 09, 2018
End Date: Week of Nov 25, 2018
Last day to drop class: Sept 21, 2018 (Send email notification to: elearn@andrew.cmu.edu)
Credits: This course is not for academic degree credit.
Grading: This course will be graded on a Pass/Fail basis. To receive a "Pass" grade, you must satisfactorily complete all weekly Q&A, individual and/or team assignments.
Continuing Education Units: 4.8 CEUs
Tuition: $2,700
Required Fees: $0
Prerequisite: None
Required Textbook: None

 

Enterprise Architecture Fundamentals

Course Number: EAF-Sept 2018
Begin Date: Week of Sept 09, 2018
End Date: Week of Nov 25, 2018
Last day to drop class:  Sept 21, 2018 (Send email notification to: elearn@andrew.cmu.edu)
Credits: This course is not for academic degree credit.
Grading: This course will be graded on a Pass/Fail basis. To receive a "Pass" grade, you must satisfactorily complete all weekly Q&A, individual and/or team assignments.
Continuing Education Units: 4.8 CEUs
Tuition: $2,700
Required Fees: $0
Prerequisite: None
Required Textbook: "An Introduction to Enterprise Architecture", 3rd Edition, by Scott A. Bernard, AuthorHouse, ISBN: 978-1-4772-5800-2. (Note: Order textbooks from a local or on-line bookstore to ensure receipt prior to the beginning of the course.)

 

EA for Mergers and Acquisitions

Course Number: EAMA-Sep 2018
Begin Date: Week of Sept 09, 2018
End Date: Week of Nov 25, 2018
Last day to drop class: Sept 21, 2018 (Send email notification to: elearn@andrew.cmu.edu)
Credits: This course is not for academic degree credit.
Grading: This course will be graded on a Pass/Fail basis. To receive a "Pass" grade, you must satisfactorily complete all weekly Q&A, individual and/or team assignments.
Continuing Education Units: 4.8 CEUs
Tuition: $2,700
Required Fees: $0
Prerequisite: Enterprise Architecture Fundamentals
Required Textbook: "An Introduction to Enterprise Architecture", 3rd Edition, by Scott A. Bernard, AuthorHouse, ISBN: 978-1-4772-5800-2. Mergers, Acquisitions, and Other Restructuring Activities (7th Ed) by Donald DePamphillis.   Academic Press, 2014, ISBN:  9780123854872  (Note: Order textbooks from a local or on-line bookstore to ensure receipt prior to the beginning of the course.)  EA/M&A Course Reader, 2014

 

Introduction to Big Data Systems & Analytics

Course Number: IBD-Sep 2018
Begin Date: Week of Sept 09, 2018
End Date: Week of Nov 25, 2018
Last day to drop class: Sept 21, 2018 (Send email notification to: elearn@andrew.cmu.edu)
Credits: This course is not for academic degree credit.
Grading: This course will be graded on a Pass/Fail basis. To receive a "Pass" grade, you must satisfactorily complete all weekly Q&A, individual and/or team assignments.
Continuing Education Units: 4.8 CEUs
Tuition: $2,700
Required Fees: $0
Prerequisite: 

COMPUTING RESOURCES:   Students must have a 64-bit machine with a multi-core CPU that supports virtualization.   The machine must have at least 10 GB of RAM.

Unix command line familiarity:

  • Ability to list, copy, delete, files and navigate the unix file system from the command line
  • Familiarity with environment variables, including what they are used for and how to set them
  • Understand the concept of the path in the file system, and how the path is used by programs to locate required resources (e.g. libraries)
  • Understand what a URI and URL are, and how they function

A basic understanding of Java or an object-oriented programming language is required to succeed in this class.  An understanding of Python is desirable as well.   Java concepts including:

  • Inheritance, encapsulation, and polymorphism
  • How to create classes in Java
  • How to import libraries from java archive files (.jar) and use their methods in your own class
  • Basic file operations, such as opening, reading, and closing files
  • Flow control statements such as the if and for loops
  • Data structures such as arrays and hashmaps

Understand basic statistical concepts, such as:

  • Understand what a distribution is
  • Understand what the mean, median, and mode are
  • Understand what a confidence interval is
  • Prior experience or knowledge of machine learning will be helpful, but is not required. 

Required Textbook: NONE

 

Challenge Exam for Enterprise Architecture

Examination Date: On-going (date scheduled upon registration)
Exam Fee: $1,300
Please download and complete the application for the Challenge Examination. Return the application as a single document in MS Word (the current file format) by emailing it as an attachment to elearn@andrew.cmu.edu. You will receive and email confirmation that your application has been accepted with further instructions.
Download Application Here